The Paula is “on vacation” edition


Paula Johnson missed The Joke Gym on August 21 because she took a short vacation…to Napa. After days of shopping, wine tasting and having lots of fun, she was treated to a 6.0 earthquake.

MC Scott Shimamoto flew solo and welcomed these performers to The Joke Gym mic:

Chris Kostolefsky
Max Rosenberg
Kate Stark
Atif S. Myers  (video above)
Mario Artiga
Patti Steger (Frankie Pozo’s mom!)
Tony Alfieri
Steven Moreno
Ray Chavez Jr
Jim Kilty
David Romero
Nick Pelais
Jocelyn Spears
Yashar Kafi
Robin Ryan
Raina Martinez

The New Kids on the Mic edition

MC Paula Johnson had too much fun with these funny folks, including a few people who were brand spanking new to comedy. Sheppard Blumenthal Chris Kostolefsky Eric DeLuca Des Delgadillo (video above) Justin Ballard Mike Frankovich John Vorhaus David Romero Scott Shimamoto Chorizo Lopez Jocelyn Spears Tracy Tedesco Yashar Kafi Jim Kilty Marcus Madera ChristanContinue Reading

The “Everyone Did Great!” edition

MC Scott Shimamoto showed off his calves and his abs before welcoming these comics to The Joke Gym stage: Nat Baimel Ralph Padilla Steven Moreno Shayne Michael Raul Fernandez Marlon M. Moran Michael Porco David Romero Yashar Kafi Jim Kilty Marcus Madera Nick Pelais Max Rosenberg Ray Chavez, Jr. Mike Frankovich Paul Fanning Ben ShepContinue Reading

The Almost Independence Day Edition

Three day weekend? Heck, yeah! MC Paula Johnson welcomed these comedians to the Joke Gym stage: Alan Weiss Max Rosenberg Mary Basmadjian Mario Artiga Steven Moreno Scott Shimamoto Chris Kotsolefsky Marlon M. Moran Pamela Huley Adam Hastings Mark Schumacher (video above) Jim Kilty Fernando Rivera Wyatt Cote Ben Raul Fernandez David Corraliza Yashar Kafi

The “We love Villa Catrina” edition

MC Scott Shimamoto welcomed these comedians to the Joke Gym stage. Okay, it’s a really flat stage—and invisible—but still: Steve Bruner Tom Edwards Max Rosenberg Fernando Rivera Jim Kilty Mike Frankovich Mary Basmadjian Paula Johnson Frankie Pozos Michael Porco Chris Kostolefsky Ray Chavez, Jr. Ricky Mac Yasha Kafi David Romero Nick Pelais Jeremy Leochner BenContinue Reading